Deborah Verfaillie

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Educació

  • 2011-2014: Doctorate - Joseph Fourier University - LGGE laboratory (Grenoble)
    Monitoring and modelling of the mass balance of the Cook Ice Cap, Kerguelen Islands –link with climate change
    Supervisors: Hubert Gallée & Vincent Favier.
    PhD defense on 24th of November 2014.
  • 2010 - 2011: Master 2 Research in Sciences, Technology, Health - Joseph Fourier University
    Earth and Environment Sciences, speciality Ocean, Atmosphere, Hydrology, hydraulic Engineering and Environment (upper second class honours)
    Master 2 internship: Snow accumulation variability in Adelie Land (East Antarctica) derived from radar and ice core data. A transect from Dome C to Dumont-d’Urville
    Supervisors: Michel Fily, Emmanuel Le Meur, Olivier Magand & Laurent Arnaud.
  • 2006 - 2010 Bachelor and Master 1 in Geosciences and Environment - Lille 1 University (first class honours, ranked 1)
    Master 1 internship: Mineralogical characterisation of aerosols collected in the South Atlantic Ocean aboard Marion-Dufresne (work in clean room, development of a new analytical protocol)
    Supervisors: Aloys Bory & Viviane Bout-Roumazeilles.

Research

  • 04/2018 – now: Researcher/Statistician in climate science – Barcelona Supercomputing Center
    EUCP H2020 Project: European Climate Prediction system
  • 10/2016 – 03/2018: Beginner Researcher – Météo France - Centre d’Etudes de la Neige (Grenoble)
    INTERREG POCTEFA Clim’Py project: Characterisation of climate evolution and provision of information for adaptation in the Pyrenees
  • 04/2015 – 09/2016: Engineer in meteorology - CNRS - Centre d’Etudes de la Neige (Grenoble)
    GICC ADAMONT project: Downscaling of climate change in mountain regions and simulation of its impact
  • 10/2014 – 02/2015: Engineer in scientific calculation - CNRS - LGGE laboratory (Grenoble)
  • 2011-2014: Doctorate - Joseph Fourier University - LGGE laboratory (Grenoble)
    Monitoring and modelling of the mass balance of the Cook Ice Cap, Kerguelen Islands –link with climate change
    Supervisors: Hubert Gallée & Vincent Favier.
    PhD defense on 24th of November 2014.

Teaching

  • 2017: Supervision of 3 interns of the National School of Meteorology (ENM, 6 weeks)
    Evaluation and improvement of snow climatologies in the French mountain regions.
  • 2011 - 2014: Complementary teaching mission - Joseph Fourier University (192h)
    Tutorials, practical and classes in Glaciology, Numerical Analysis, Remote Sensing, Introduction to Geosciences, Chemistry of environmental water (Bachelor to MSc 1).
  • 2012: Supervision of a 3 rd year bachelor intern at LGGE (1 month)
    Retrieval and analysis of MODIS satellite images for the computation of albedo on Cook Ice Cap, Kerguelen Islands
  • Field work:
    Ampere Glacier, Kerguelen (4 months + 1 month)
    Installation and maintenance of a glaciological stake network and meteorological and hydrological stations, GPS measurements, moraine sampling for cosmogenic dating, ...